Posts made in October 2nd, 2012

“I’ve still got sand… in my shoes . . .”

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Conservacion Patagonica, Conservation, Mammals | 0 comments

… well, not sand but a little grit. 3 days back into the 20 mile-a-day grind but the memory of our 48hrs in Conservacion Patagonica is still super-fresh.   Highlights of Valle Chacabuco: Fresh prints of puma: sharing our very same pathway during his night’s wonderings – we are waiting to see if the motion-sensor camera we placed with Luigi has recorded his presence on film . . . Austral pygmy owl slumbering during an afternoon siesta The vizcacha which was far too busy in its gallery to turn up, ensuring that at some point in the future we will have to return to...

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The Independent Blog:Shoots of Recovery in Patagonia After a Century of Over-Grazing

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Conservacion Patagonica, The Independent Blog | 0 comments

If you were to consider man’s impact on the natural world, it would perhaps begin with industrialisation. Hot-footed in its path would follow a tangle of pollution, booming populations, intensive agriculture and over-consumption. During the past 700 miles of our 5000mileproject odyssey…. Please click here for the...

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